This Shabbat begins our Saturday morning Beit Midrash program, which will continue for the next 8 weeks. Our Religious School and day school children will have special programming on these Shabbatot, and we will have a study session for adults each Shabbat morning before services from 9:30 to 10:00 AM. This year, our study will focus on how we teach Jewish values to our children, both our own children and those whom we nurture together in our community. Each week we will discuss a value, a story about that value from the weekly Torah portion, and methods by which we can inculcate that value in children, and in ourselves. This week, we will focus on the value of rachamim - compassion. Please join us to learn and teach each other!